Alumni

Maria Teresa Vargas has a Masters in Forest Policy from Yale University and a Masters in International Relations from Costa Rica´s National University.  Teresa grew up in the city of Santa Cruz where...

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Kathy Viatella is the Senior Project Director with The Nature Conservancy (TNC). Since joining TNC in 2005, she has managed the San Diego project in Southern California, a site that has influenced how...

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Dave Wager is the owner, artisan, and forester for Tree Ring Pens LLC. Tree Ring LLC, was founded in 2010 to manufacture and sell fine writing instruments (and other goods) that commemorate...

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Jacquelyn Wallace is currently Conservation Director for the Okanogan Land Trust in north central Washington, where she directs the land trust’s conservation and stewardship programs. She has over 12...

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Walter is a native of Tampa, Florida. He recently graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in sociology and plans to move back to Florida to assume management of his family property, the...

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MacKenzie Waro is the Land Conservation Stewardship Specialist for the Watershed Agricultural Council of the New York City Watersheds, Inc. She works for one of the largest Purchase of Development...

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On paper, Wendy is a hydrogeophysicist, however, she is also an adjunct professor teaching Groundwater Law and Hydrology in the law schools at the University of Colorado and Denver University.  She is...

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Kelly L. Westover received her Bachelor’s in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of South Florida in 2001. Upon graduating, she began her career in environmental consulting at SCA...

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Nicole (Nikki) White is a Manager at Hitachi Consulting. She provides environmental and sustainability technical support for various government and corporate clients over the last 14 years. Her...

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With more than a decade of senior non-governmental organization (NGO) experience, primarily in education, Mr. Whitworth assumed the directorship of Oregon Trout in the fall of 2000.  Oregon Trout is...

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John is currently employed as a policy analyst for the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC) covering a broad sustainable development portfolio comprising fisheries and aquaculture management,...

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Julie brings knowledge of land use patterns and environmental management to Bio-Logical Capital’s strategic decisions and investment analysis. She helps the team evaluate and communicate business...

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Wood graduated from Oxford University in 2000 with a B.A. in Biological Sciences. She has worked on a conservation project in the Indonesian Rainforests, picked fruit in Stanthorpe, Australia, and...

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James Workman‚ a visiting professor at Wesleyan University’s College of the Environment‚ wrote the award-winning Heart of Dryness: How the Last Bushmen Can Help us Endure the Coming Age of...

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Since 2012, after transitioning from the World Resources Institute, Logan Yonavjak began working as an independent consultant in impact investing and conservation finance. She has worked with a number...

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Yingyi is a conservation biologist in Fauna and Flora International (FFI) specializing in biodiversity conservation and natural resource management of protected areas in southern China. She has been...

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